Sha Tin Station

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Sha Tin
沙田
MTR
MTR rapid transit station
Sha Tin Station Platform 2011.jpg
Platform 2
Chinese name
Chinese 沙田
Cantonese Yale Sātìn
Hanyu Pinyin Shātián
General information
Location Sha Tin Station Circuit/Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin
Sha Tin District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°22′57″N 114°11′15″E / 22.3825°N 114.1875°E / 22.3825; 114.1875Coordinates: 22°22′57″N 114°11′15″E / 22.3825°N 114.1875°E / 22.3825; 114.1875
Owned by Kowloon–Canton Railway Corporation
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 4 (island platforms)
Connections Bus, public light bus
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Platform levels 1
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened
  • 1 October 1910 (1910-10)
Electrified 1983
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo.svg MTR   Following station
towards Hung Hom
East Rail Line
towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau
towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau
  Former services  
Preceding station   KCR   Following station
towards Kowloon
Kowloon–Canton Railway (British Section)
towards Lo Wu
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Sha Tin
Location within the MTR system

Sha Tin (Chinese: 沙田; Cantonese Yale: Sātìn) is a station on the East Rail Line of Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway (MTR) system. The station is located in the town centre of Sha Tin.

The station was formerly on the main line of the Kowloon–Canton Railway (KCR), but since KCR's merger with the MTR, it belongs to the East Rail Line of the MTR.

Citylink Plaza, which has a footbridge link to New Town Plaza, is built on top of the station. The station serves two large bus termini with buses going to many places around Hong Kong (such as Sai Kung or Tung Chung). One is on an elevated surface, adjacent to the concourse level. The other is at ground level in New Town Plaza.

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
to Fo Tan or Racecourse
to Tai Wai

There are two island platforms for platforms 1 and 2, and platforms 3 and 4 respectively.

Trains normally stop at platforms 2 and 3. Platforms 1 and 4 are used in the following occasions:

  • for special departures during peak hours (platform 4 for southbound) and race days (platform 1 for northbound),
  • to serve as buffers when the train frequency is high during peak hours, or
  • to serve as buffers so that non-stop through trains can overtake local trains.
- Residential buildings above station Citylink Plaza, taxi stand
C Concourse
  • Exits/Entrances, bus terminus
  • Customer Service Centre, toilets
  • Shops, vending machines
  • ATMs, lockers
Platform
level
Platform 1      East Rail Line towards Racecourse race days (Terminus)
     East Rail Line towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau (Fo Tan)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 2      East Rail Line towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau (Fo Tan)
Platform 3      East Rail Line towards Hung Hom (Tai Wai)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 4      East Rail Line towards Hung Hom (Tai Wai)

[1]

Exits[edit]

Transport interchange[edit]

Number Termini Notes
KMB
85K Sha Tin Station ↔ Heng On Estate
86K Sha Tin Station ↔ Kam Ying Court
86S Peak Hours only
88X Sha Tin Station ↺ Ping Tin
89X Sha Tin Station ↔ Kwun Tong Station
170 Sha Tin Station ↔ Wah Fu Jointly operated with Citybus
N170 Night bus
263 Sha Tin Station ↔ Tuen Mun Station

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sha Tin Station layout" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sha Tin Station street map" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 22 November 2014.